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Mahojub’s trial postponed for second week in a row

The postponement of Mahjoub’s trial is the second in a row, with the first hearing being postponed due to an infection of a member of the indictment with COVID-19.

 Khartoum: AlTaghyeer

Mahjoub’s trial hearing session adjourned until Monday of next week due to the unavailability of a “projector” to be used in today’s session to showcase indicting evidence.

The postponement of today’s hearing is the second in a row, as the first was about two weeks ago, brought about due to an infection of a member of the indictment with the Corona virus.

It was reported that the 20-year-old victim, Mahjoub al-Taj, was assaulted by some members of the security apparatus on January 24, 2019 during the demonstrations that brought down Omar al-Bashir.

Eleven members of the security apparatus face criminal charges under articles 130 “premeditated murder”, 186 “crimes against humanity”, and 21 “criminal association”.

Mahjoub, a medical student at Al-Razi University, was murdered in January of 2019, after he was arrested and beaten by members of the security apparatus.

He received several fatal blows to the head with the butts of automatic weapons, after he was arrested at the university’s vicinity south of Khartoum.

Mahjoub died rose while defending his female colleagues from the brutal security crackdown.

The case was referred to the court by the prosecution under Communication No. 5411 of 2019.

Security forces and others affiliated with the annihilated regime killed dozens of protesters at the height of the protest movement from December 2018 to April 2019.

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